POLICE Department

Surveillance Video, Photos of Suspect Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 15000 Old Humble Road

August 5, 2019 - Houston police have released surveillance video and photos of one of two suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 15000 Old Humble Road about 5:30 p.m. on Sunday (Aug. 4).

The suspects are described only as two black males in their 20s or 30s.  One was wearing a white fishing hat and the other was wearing a red baseball cap with the letter "W." 

Surveillance video of the suspect with the ball cap is posted on the HPD YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/jrZrB02j708.  Photos of the same suspect are attached to this news release.

The victim, Chandrakant Patel, 60, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Officers D. Higgs and J. Caten reported:

Two male suspects entered the convenience store at the above address.  One of the males pulled a gun and shot Mr. Patel, a store employee.  The other suspect jumped over the counter and took money from the business.  Both suspects fled on foot toward a nearby apartment complex.  Paramedics pronounced Patel deceased at the scene.

Anyone with information on the identities of the suspects or in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.


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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.